Follow live updates from the transfer window as we bring you the latest news, rumours and done deals throughout the summer ahead of the 8 August deadline. Arsenal are poised to announce their second signing of the summer in the form of St Etienne defender William Saliba, but they remain keen on Wilfried Zaha as well as moves for Kieran Tierney and Dani Ceballos.

The deal for Saliba will mean Tottenham have missed out on one of their targets, but the club are considering breaking their transfer record for the second time this month following the signing of Tangey Ndombele with a £70m offer for Real Betis’ Giovani Lo Celso. However, one name who could be leaving is Danny Rose, with Paris Saint-Germain and Schalke both interested in the available left-back.

Manchester United are ready to press on with their move for Bruno Fernandes by making an official bod for the Sporting midfielder, but Paul Pogba looks increasingly likely to stay at Old Trafford – largely because Real Madrid are going to give Gareth Bale one more chance at the Bernabeu, meaning they cannot afford their move for the United midfielder. Follow the latest news below:

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Arsenal and Everton are reportedly interested in signing Juventus striker Moises Kean.


The Toffees have seen a bid rejected for the 19-year-old, according to the Mirror, but have been given fresh hope of still landing the teenager.

With Juve struggling to offload Mario Mandzukic or Gonzalo Higuain, they could instead sell Kean. Any deal would include the option to buy back the striker at a later date.

Pep Guardiola has confirmed Manchester City are in the market for a new centre-back.


The Premier League champions are hoping to find a replacement for Vincent Kompany, who left the club after last season’s treble success.

But although City have been linked heavily with a big-money move for Leicester’s Harry Maguire, Guardiola insists it is not vital a signing is made.


“We will see,” the Spaniard said. “We are looking for some names but at the same time we have three centre-backs who can play there and we have two young players in the second team who can help us."

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But that's not the only move being discussed at Spurs.

 According to Portuguese outlet A Bola, Manchester United's move for Sporting midfielder Bruno Fernandes faces competition from Tottenham, who are said to be weighing up an offer if there is no progress in the hunt for Lo Celso.

 United are expected to make an official bid for Fernandes in the coming days and believe they are leading the race for the 24-year-old, but the sudden interest from their Premier League rivals may just hasten up that move in order to avert any risk of him heading to north London.

Hello and welcome to The Independent's live coverage of today's transfer market!

We begin this morning at Tottenham where reports suggest a second record-breaking move of the summer is on the cards.

 It's no secret that Spurs are keen on Real Betis midfielder Giovani Lo Celso, with the former Paris Saint-Germain star catching the eye once again in Spain and representing an enticing target at 23 years old.

 According to The Mirror, Spurs are ready to press on with that interest and make a whopping £70m offer - which would smash the previous record set earlier this month in the £55m spent on Tanguy Ndombele.

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